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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2020.

Consultant Psychiatrist

Job Reference: 383-ACA-119-20-B

Employer:
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Older Adults Psychiatry
Location:
Hartington Unit, Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Chesterfield
Salary:
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum, pro rata

A focus on recovery Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are committed to working alongside the people who use our services, to help them lead meaningful and satisfying lives. We believe in compassionate, patient-centred care. Each member of staff has a part to play in supporting the people who use our services. But don't just take our word for it, visit our website to watch our "We are Derbyshire Healthcare" video to see what our staff, service receivers, carers and members have to say about the Trust. Also, to find out more about our Trust and Derbyshire as a great place to work and live please visit our recruitment site which you will find under further links on this advert.

DHCFT is committed to ensuring that all of its staff can work safely during the current coronavirus crisis. To assist with this, the Trust is reviewing job roles in relation to Covid-19 national guidance, in terms of home working, flexibility and safe practise, to ensure positive working environments for staff and the best quality services for patients. Please note that this post may be subject to adjustments in line with the Covid-19 national guidance.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of Derbyshire Healthcare and we are actively seeking to increase diversity in our workforce through our recruitment activities. We encourage applications from our BME communities, our LGBT+ communities, and from individuals who identify as being disabled, as well as all other protected characteristics. We are especially keen to increase our diversity where we know that some communities are under-represented in parts of our workforce. Selection will be on a basis of merit and we are committed to the principles of Positive Action.




An exciting opportunity for an Inpatient Consultant Psychiatrist has arisen within Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s Pleasley Ward, a 20-bedded mixed gender inpatient ward at the Hartington Unit located in Chesterfield Royal Hospital in Calow, Chesterfield.

The post would suit a Consultant with a passion for physical healthcare in the psychiatric population and who has a CCT in Older Adult Psychiatry or dual CCT in General Adult and Older Adult Psychiatry. You will have clinical responsibility for the ward and will be working with an experienced multidisciplinary inpatient team. You will be part of a team of a total of 3 Inpatient consultants at the Hartington Unit. The two other experienced substantive consultants with responsibility for the other 2 inpatient general adult wards on the Hartington Unit have been in post for several years and robust cross cover arrangements are in place. You will be working in a team of dedicated, like-minded and supportive consultants who provide excellent peer support.

Chesterfield is a beautiful, ancient market town with good links to all major cities in the Midlands and beyond and enjoys an idyllic setting in close proximity to the Peak District National Park.

Up to £8,000 relocation expenses is available to eligible candidates.

We are able to offer you excellent training and career progression opportunities, including study leave support of up to £1,000 per annum towards your continuous professional development.

We are also committed to equal opportunities, improving the working lives of all our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly. We encourage you to feel free to talk to us about what is important to you including your personal and professional needs.

To find out more about our Trust and Derbyshire as a great place to live and work and live please visit our recruitment site which you will find under further links.

For further details / informal visits contact:

We would welcome you to contact the Trust to find out more about this post, our services and discuss what is important to you.

For further details / informal visits please contact Dr Radha Khurana, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director, Campus (North) by email via r.khurana@nhs.net or call 01246 512578 or Dr John Sykes, Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director or Dr Mark Broadhurst, Deputy Medical Director on 01246 515971.




This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

Please ensure you regularly check the email account (including JUNK MAIL folders) that you use to submit your application, as any further communication regarding your application will be sent electronically.

Applications submitted via NHS Jobs will be imported into the Derbyshire Healthcare recruitment system provided by Trac systems. All information you receive about your application will be generated from the Trac recruitment system and you will not be able to track the progress of your application via NHS Jobs, or send/receive messages via NHS Jobs.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THE ATTACHED GUIDANCE NOTES BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION FORM.

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DBS Check
The cost of undertaking a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure which will be deducted from your first month’s salary. The current price of a standard check is £23 and an enhanced check is £40.

IMPORTANT - REFERENCES
We are obliged to check employment history for at least the past 3 years for successful candidates. Please ensure that the referees you provide us cover at least the past 3 years of your employment/training.

PLEASE NOTE, OUR SALARY SCALES ARE INCREMENTAL, AND STAFF NEW TO THE NHS WILL USUALLY START AT THE BOTTOM POINT OF THE PAYSCALE ADVERTISED.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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